Members of Barrie's Jewish community gathered at Centennial Beach Park Tuesday evening for the annual lighting of the Menorah to mark the start of Chanukah. On hand were several city councillors and Mayor Jeff Lehman, who was chosen flick the switch. A party followed at City Hall. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Let there be light

Members of Barrie's Jewish community gathered at Centennial Beach Park Tuesday evening for the annual lighting of the

Pepper sprayed

ALCONA – An Innisfil man wanted in connection with a pepper spray assault Sunday surrendered to South Simcoe police Wednesday.

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia Zehrs store manager Rob Goulter, left, and Joe Fresh department manager Chris Harvey are working to help a longtime employee who lost everything in a Gravenhurst fire that killed her roommate. Harvey drove to Gravenhurst to help the woman after learning of the fire.

Fire victim 'in shock'

An Orillia store is rallying behind a longtime employee who lost everything during a fatal fire in Gravenhurst this week.

Mark Wanzel Photo The staff at Barrie Ford and Barrie Chrysler made a sizeable donation to the Barrie Food Bank, Wednesday. In total, they donated more than 7,000 pounds of food worth $12,000. This is the third year the donation was made in an effort to give back to the community and as a way of encouraging others to give. The food bank is located at 42 Anne St. S. For information, call 705-725-1818, or visit www.barriefoodbank.org.

Revved up about donating

The staff at Barrie Ford and Barrie Chrysler made a big donation to the Barrie Food Bank, Wednesday. In total, they donated more than 7,000 pounds of

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